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Definition of city:

  1. A corporate town; in the United States, a town or collective body of inhabitants, incorporated and governed by a mayor and aldermen or a city council consisting of a board of aldermen and a common council; in Great Britain, a town corporate, which is or has been the seat of a bishop, or the capital of his see.
  2. A large town.
  3. The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city.

Synonyms:

boom town, cosmopolis, conurbation, location, scene, civic, citified, urban, civil, asphalt jungle, urban, megalopolis, locale, civilization, urban center, metropolitan, base, county seat, cityscape, megacity, county town, metropolis, charter, setting, municipal, whereabouts, capital, site, citywide, venue, built-up, center, dormitory town, city planning, the big smoke, city-state.

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